Category Archives: Toddler Terror
Last week we returned from 8 days away from the kids. It was refreshing and relaxing, but I think all we really needed was 7 days. We spentView full post »
Allstate is back with another collaboration today- this time they are answering my questions about how to keep our family safe in a 2 storyView full post »
There is one whole room in our house finally complete!
I think I’m just going to live in it, and never leave it. I’m sureView full post »
When Kendall, my first, started the climb-all-the-things-attempt-death stage of toddlerhood, I simply felt doomed. Like, I made it throughView full post »
I think that was the longest post title in the history of this blog, but I know it’s like minutes until Christmas and we are allView full post »
Kids love toys, sure, but kids also love NOT toys. You know, stuff that they don’t normally stumble across in their quest for theView full post »
Stokke Tripp Trapp Sale at LullabyBaby.com- $199 ($50 off!) | BabyRabies.comView full post »
The last time we moved, our oldest was 8 weeks old. It was horrible. Truly. I don’t ever recommend moving across the country with aView full post »
Remember how I spent nearly a week carefully crafting an intricate, homemade costume for Kendall last Halloween?
Well, I was having none ofView full post »
It’s what we’ve always done. It’s what we will always do, CHILDREN.
So every year. EVERY YEAR. I will drag your littleView full post »
I’m a self-diagnosed digital hoarder. My computer files are probably hiding hundreds of dead, flat cats. My desktop (the one on myView full post »
The plan was I would write a post this morning while Lowell naps and Leyna watches Doc McStuffins all about how we FINALLY kicked the paciView full post »
Over the last couple months, I’ve come to an equally comforting and terrifying conclusion.
There isn’t anything really wrongView full post »
Leyna Lorelei- 2nd born, middle sister, hair twirler, obsessive snuggler, paci-aholic, bossy, nurturing, and addicted toView full post »
Texas peaches sprout on their own from a compost pile. The case for letting “weeds” grow.View full post »
This post is sponsored by Carter’s. If you like free kids clothes, maybe stick around to check out the $50 giveaway at the bottomView full post »
I got a catalog selling “Back To School” clothes and backpacks yesterday. And then I went to Target and scored 70% off a newView full post »
I started to title this Magic Kingdom For Boys, but that’s narrow. I’m sure there are a lot of girls out there who aren’tView full post »
Yesterday, Mother’s Day, didn’t go very well, and I’m mad.
The kids fought nearly the whole day, the restaurant we choseView full post »
We live in Texas. It’s bluebonnet season. I’m a photographer. I have children.
This is inevitable. Bluebonnet pix 2014,View full post »
“How do you keep your house so clean?”
I get this a lot, which is highly laughable. While I would say we have managed to keepView full post »
When my kids get home from school, it’s like, stop. SHHHH. Don’t. open. your. mouth.
Not before I can shove some food inView full post »
Oh hey there! I’m back from a little break I didn’t intend on taking. Technically, it was spring break here last week. WeView full post »
The first thing the hairstylist asked her was, “Do you want glitter in your hair?”
OF COURSE she did.
The minor issue was theView full post »
Taken with Canon 6D and a Sigma 35 1.4 lens. 1/250 SS, 1.8 f, 400 ISO
Scott: What is this about a… Paci Fairy?
Me: Oh, yeah. So the PaciView full post »
It’s my birthday! The big Three Three. I’m making Scott take me out to lunch today where I intend to drink a bloody mary andView full post »
“If I get to stay home, the house will always be clean, and I can learn to cook such great food,” I said to Scott at some pointView full post »
This commercial stopped me in my tracks the other night. I stood there, arms full of papers and dirty socks and other bits I was attemptingView full post »
I don’t blog very often about Scott, my husband. Largely because I always take the “Is it my story to tell?”approach withView full post »
We did this when she turned one. We celebrated when she was 1 year and 1 month old because her birthday is December 28th.
And a party thatView full post »
Buying a new car before we had kids went something like this:
Commence the exciting adventure the moment our finances allowed. Spend hoursView full post »
Imagine you’re close the end of a long race. You’ve been running all. day. long.
The finish line is in sight. You are literallyView full post »
My kids are 5, 3 and 5 months old. I am 32, but to them I might as well be 120.
I remember what it was like as a kid. 30 seemedView full post »
In a rare move, I decided to make our bed yesterday. As I pulled back the rumpled pile of sheets to smooth them back up, I noticed aView full post »
I know waterproof casts exist because, unfortunately, Leyna broke her arm on New Year’s Eve.
She fell off the GROUND level of aView full post »
Not really, but since 99.9% of the headlines I’ve read since December 20th have presumed to tell me how I should feel and things IView full post »